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Early Bird Registration is now available

Friday Evening - April 27, 2018

  • Workshops
  • First Timers DTM  Meet & Greet 
  • Keynote or Workshop
  • Banner Parade
  • Opening Ceremonies
  • DTM Recognition Dinner
  • Dance 

Saturday - April 28, 2018

  • Breakfast Buffet 
  • Workshops
  • C & L Luncheon
  • Evaluation Contest
  • Conference Keynote 
  • Members Making A Difference
    (MMAD) Award
  • Business Meeting 
  • District Elections
  • Directors Ball

Sunday - April 29, 2018

  • Breakfast Buffet 
  • District Keynote
  • Lunch Buffet
  • Douglas Barclay Award
  • International Speech Contest

Spring Conference Promo 2018 - Watch The Video!

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Learn new ideas, strategies, and techniques to help your clubs, areas, and divisions succeed.
Connect face to face and network with like-minded Toastmasters from across Ontario
Be Inspired by Distinguished Toastmasters and District Award Winners who are recognized for achieving their goals
Make New Friends by coming home for a TM Conference - a bi-annual gathering of new & old friends
Re-Energize your passion and regain your focus for your own Toastmasters journey

Spring Conference 2018 - Education Committee

Share Your Pathway to Excellence at the 2018 Spring Conference

Carolyn Hoxie

We are looking for exciting, creative and inspiring workshops. Share your experiences, ideas, strategies and techniques in Leadership, Speaking Skills, Professional Development or Club Excellence.

Send your Completed Forms to the 2018 Spring Conference Education Chair

Carolyn Hoxie, PDG, DTM

Deadline for Receipt of Proposals: January 08, 2018

 Workshop Application Form

 

 

Spring Conference 2018 - Pathways To Excellence

Al Louisa Steele22018 Spring Conference Chairs

 Al Steele, DTM and Louisa Steele, DTM 

We are so excited about the upcoming Pathways to Excellence Spring Conference and hope the video inspires you to volunteer to add YOUR vision of the theme by joining our conference committee and adding to your leadership portfolio. Just contact us to volunteer, or, submit your workshop proposal so you can share YOUR Path with others.

Registration is open and the VIP Early Birds will enjoy preferred contest seating and VIP seating at buffet lunches.

We invite you all, to join us and explore, whether you walk, run, bicycle, paddle, dance, climb or glide your Pathways to Excellence!

 

 

 

Spring Conference 2018 - Keynote Speaker

Jim KokockiJim Kokocki

Jim Kokocki, DTM, is an entrepreneur and business consultant residing in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada. As a volunteer he serves as President and Board Chair of L’Arche Saint John, which is part of a worldwide organization which creates homes, work, and day programs together with people who have intellectual disabilities.

Jim has served with other volunteer organizations including as co-chair for the Saint John Board of Trade’s Business Education Committee. He has delivered presentations for groups on leadership, protecting self-esteem, managing conflict, business modelling, and public relations and marketing approaches.

A Toastmaster since 1987, Jim's home club is Saint John Toastmasters in Saint John. He served as International President for the year 2015-2016. He continues in Toastmasters for many reasons including his enjoyment of continued learning and development, the opportunity to see others develop, and his strong belief that communication and leadership skills require learning, but more importantly practice, and more practice.

Kokocki previously worked for 30 years at telecommunications provider Bell Aliant and its related companies. He has earned Bachelors and Masters degrees from the University of New Brunswick, Saint John. In his spare time Jim enjoys reading, travelling, cycling and skiing.

 

Spring Conference 2018 - Accomodations

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Hilton Meadowvale Mississauga

Venue: Hilton Meadowvale Mississauga
6750 Mississauga Road, Mississauga ON. L5N 2L3
  Map and Directions | Hilton Meadowvale Mississauga

Special Toastmaster Conference Rates

District 86 has negotiated special discounts for rooms. When you call, mention that you are with the District 86 Toastmasters group to
get the following contracted rates:

  • Book your room early to avoid disappointment! Pricing will be available soon.

     

Book Now! - 1-905-821-1981

 

Spring Conference 2018 - Sponsorship Opportunities

Bronze - $100
  • Program listing
  • Recognition Flyer at Breakfast Table
  • 1 copy of Program
  • Thank you letter
Silver - $250
  • 1/8 page ad in Program
  • Can provide promo flyer for Conference delegate swag bag
  • 1 copy of Program
  • Thank you letter
Gold - $500
  • 1/4 page ad in Program
  • Can provide promo flyer for Conference delegate swag bag
  • 1 copy of Program
  • Thank you letter
Workshop Sponsor (11 available) - $750.00
  • Program listing as Workshop Sponsor
  • Recognition during Workshop
  • Banner placement in Workshop
  • Can provide promo flyer for Conference delegate swag bag
  • 1 copy of Program
  • Thank you Certificate
Breakfast Sponsor (2 available) - $1,000.00
  • Program listing as Breakfast Sponsor
  • 1/2 page ad in Program
  • Recognition during meal (Mention + On Screen)
  • Banner placement near podium during meal
  • Photo's of your banner placement during meal
  • Your promo flyer in Conference delegate swag bag
  • Your logo on Sponsor Thank you signage at Registration Table
  • Social media postings (Twitter & Facebook)
  • Photo's of your banner placement during meal
  • 2 Copies of Program
  • Framed Thank you Certificate
Lunch Sponsor (2 available) - $1,500.00
  • Program listing as Lunch Sponsor
  • 3/4 page ad in Program
  • Recognition during meal (Mention + On Screen)
  • Banner placement near podium during meal
  • Photo's of your banner placement during meal
  • Your promo flyer in Conference delegate swag bag
  • Your logo on Sponsor Thank you signage at Registration Table
  • Social media postings (Twitter & Facebook)
  • Photo's of your banner placement during meal
  • 2 Copies of Program
  • Framed Thank you Certificate
 
Dinner Sponsor (2 available) - $2,000.00
  • Program listing as Dinner Sponsor
  • Full page ad in Program
  • Recognition during meal (Mention + On Screen)
  • Banner placement near podium during meal
  • Photo's of your banner placement during meal
  • Your promo flyer in Conference delegate swag bag
  • Your logo on Sponsor Thank you signage at Registration Table
  • Social media postings (Twitter & Facebook)
  • Photo's of your banner placement during meal
  • 2 Copies of Program
  • Framed Thank you Certificate

If you would like to sponsor the conference please contact Carl Naus at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.